If New Jersey’s record-setting heat waves this summer had a soundtrack, it would be the sound of millions of humming air conditioners.
STATE – New unemployment claims increased in New Jersey for the week ending July 31, according to data released today by the federal Department of Labor.
TRENTON – A Union County mortgage loan solicitor has been charged with conspiring with others in a scheme to steal millions of dollars by obtaining mortgage loans using false identities and counterfeit documents, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced.
ARLINGTON, Va — The rate at which people file insurance claims for theft is highest for versions of the 2007-09 Cadillac Escalade, a luxury SUV, followed by the Ford F-250 crew pickup, Infiniti G37 luxury car, and Dodge Charger with a HEMI engine.
CLARK – The Township of Clark is looking for people who want to make a difference in their community. Volunteers will be trained to become Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members.
Aug. 9 at 8:26 a.m. – Police investigated a warehouse burglary on the 300 block of Dalziel Road. The business owner reported that between Aug. 6 and Aug. 9, someone entered the building, cut wires to the security system and used a forklift to steal 45 pallets of hair care products valued at $250,000.
STATE – By following recommendations in a National Blueprint for a Clean Energy Economy, the United States can reduce heat-trapping emissions to 56 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
NEWARK – Approximately a hundred protesters blocked traffic on Broad Street yesterday to protest Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s plan to outsource city sanitation jobs to a private firm.
TRENTON – The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Center for Prevention Research (CPR) released the results of its 2010 Tracking Survey of Parents’ Attitudes & Behaviors Toward Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention which once again found that the more frequently a family has a meal together the more parents feel that their opinions have an influence in their child’s decision on whether to use drugs or alcohol.